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Mother Knows Best: A Tale of the Old Witch + Giveaway

Disney Book Group is partnering with me for a giveaway

Do you ever wonder if the villain of the fairytale has a story to tell? I know I do and when I discovered the Disney Villain series book, I knew I just had to read them. I initially read the Poor Unfortunate Soul: A Tale of the Sea Witch. I absolutely loved this book! I have always loved the villains in the stories a little more than the heroes, so I knew I had to read this whole series. The next one I read was Mother Knows Best: A Tale of the Old Witch.

From the first page the book this story had me hooked on the origin story of the three sisters, one of them being Mother Gothel. Not only did I learn why and how she got her heart of pure black I also read about what was going on in her head during the time in which she captured Rapunzel. I read the book in less than a week, and it left me wanting to read about all the Disney Villians.

One thing that made this book so dangerous and good is how many new characters you meet that you had no idea were in the Rapunzel story. I met so many intriguing characters that were behind the whole story, and I had no idea before reading this book. It made me look at the original movie with a whole new perspective.

I learned so much about this Disney villain that I had never known before. Mother Gothel has an untold story that is truly breathtaking. She lives in a dark place, and all she wanted to do was take care of her sisters. I bet you would never have thought that Mother Gothel had a family before the story of Rapunzel took place.

If you are like me and a dying to know the untold Disney stories than you will definitely want to read this Disney Villians Series by Serena Valentino. They will change the way you look at original Disney princess stories forever.

For hair as long and twisted as the one in this tale. One (1) winner receives:
Set of all 5 VILLAINS books,
and a Sephora “Perfect Hair Day” bundle pack.

Enter to win by leaving a comment below. We will pick one random winner on September 1st. Good Luck!

Giveaway open to US addresses only.
Prizing and samples provided by Disney Book Group.

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About the Author
Serena Valentino has been weaving tales that combine mythos and guile for the past decade. She has earned critical acclaim in both the comic and horror domains, where she is known for her unique style of storytelling, bringing her readers into exquisitely frightening worlds filled with terror, beauty, and extraordinary protagonists. The books in her best-selling VILLAINS series are best enjoyed when read in the following order: Fairest of All, The Beast Within, Poor Unfortunate Soul, Mistress of All Evil, Mother Knows Best.

Ella is the OC Mom Blog teen blogger. She is an integrated arts student at the Orange County School of the Arts by day, and a fashionista by night. She loves baking, teddy bears and nice people. Read her column here
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  1. I would LOVE to read this series! The villains interest me also & these stories look fascinating. The Perfect Hair Care trio is just what my dried out summer hair desperately needs! Great giveaway.

  2. My hair could use this & my kids would love the book! Win -win!

  3. Wow the Disney Villians Series by Serena Valentino is a must read!

  4. What a fun idea! Would love to read the books!

  5. I would love to read these books!

  6. This is a great prize pack! Thanks for hosting the giveaway!

  7. My hair could probably use some love and the books sound fabulous!!!

  8. These books look so great! I hope they continue to add more villians like Scar and Jafar

  9. how daughter and i would love to red these!

  10. I would love to read the series. I love the Disney princess stories, and think it would be fun to learn more about the villains.
    Thank you!

  11. I would love to read the series!

  12. What a great giveaway! Thanks for the chance.
    cshell090869 at aol dot com

  13. My daughter and I would enjoy these books and hair products!

  14. I love this! How fun!

  15. I would love to receive these books! I love Disney! My fav princess is Ariel but Rapunzel is also just as fun! I also love Frozen. It would be so fun to learn more about the villains and where they came from!

  16. YES! I have always thought the villains were more interesting. Thank you so much for the giveaway.

  17. I had my eye on the first three books last year. I’d love to give the entire set to my daughter for Christmas. And then, I’ll borrow them from her! lol.

  18. How fun! These books look amazing and I would love to win them!

  19. I’m pretty sure I commented but I don’t see it here. I saw first saw these books last year and made a mental note. Now there are five books in the series! I’d love to give it to my daughter for Christmas.

  20. This series looks awesome! The Evil Queen was always my favorite – she was just always the most evil to me.

  21. These books look like wonderful reads for the Disney lover!

  22. I love the cover of these books!! I would love to win to share them with my daughter who is 13. We would be thrilled to read these.

    • Congratulations! You are our winner! Please email us your shipping address.

  23. We are a household of huge DIsney fans. These books look great.

  24. I love the tales from a Villian’s side. Expands the storyline and allows fans to have more fun.

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